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An egg parasite of the cocoa pod borer Acrocercops cramerella (Snellen) recorded in the Philippines

by Nagaraja, H; Easaw, P.T; Vanialingam, T; Salvador, A; Nunez, I.F; Galbizo, T.C.
Publisher: 1983Subject(s): THEOBROMA CACAO | ACROCERCOPS CRAMERELLA | INSECTOS DEPREDADORES DE LOS FRUTOS | PARASITISMO | CICLO VITAL | COMPORTAMIENTO | CONTROL BIOLOGICO | ENEMIGOS NATURALES | CORCYRA CEPHALONICA | FILIPINAS | THEOBROMA CACAO | ACROCERCOPS CRAMERELLA | FRUIT DAMAGING INSECTS | PARASITISM | LIFE CYCLE | BEHAVIOUR | BIOLOGICAL CONTROL | NATURAL ENEMIES | CORCYRA CEPHALONICA | PHILIPPINES | THEOBROMA CACAO | ACROCERCOPS CRAMERELLA | INSECTE DEPREDATEUR DES FRUITS | PARASITISME | CYCLE DE DEVELOPPEMENT | COMPORTEMENT | LUTTE BIOLOGIQUE | ENNEMI NATUREL | CORCYRA CEPHALONICA | PHILIPPINES In: Planter (Malasia) v. 59(689) p. 355-357Summary: An undescribed species of Trichogrammatoidea (Hymenoptera, Trechogrammatidae) has been reared from the eggs of Acrocercops cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). Brief notes on rates of parasitism in the field, its biology and behaviour are included. The parasite is being augmented for the biological control of the cocoa pod borer in the Philippines.
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An undescribed species of Trichogrammatoidea (Hymenoptera, Trechogrammatidae) has been reared from the eggs of Acrocercops cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). Brief notes on rates of parasitism in the field, its biology and behaviour are included. The parasite is being augmented for the biological control of the cocoa pod borer in the Philippines.

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